The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and OS X.

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How to get the best gaming experience with 3D projector?

I've got a 3D projector, bought some DLP-link glasses, and finally got everything set up to run Black Ops 2 Zombies in 3D mode from a PC. The effect looks OK standing still, but while looking around ...
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How to play Mortal Kombat 1, 2 and 3 on Windows 7?

How do I install and play Mortal Kombat 1, 2 and 3 on Windows 7 64-bit?
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2 PCs playing same game require to download patch 2 times, any solution?

This is quite bad: me and my girlfriend both play Guild Wars 2. She just downloaded a patch of 1GB on her PC, and now to play I have to download it again or copy paste it from her computer. Are there ...
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Is there a way to change/mod/reconfigure/cheat BioShock 1's hacking mini-game, to something less tedious?

I played BioShock 2 before BioShock 1. I got used to the BioShock 2 hacking mini-game, which is much faster to finish and does not stop the game while you're hacking (fight while you hack!), unlike ...
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How do I configure a plasmid to a keyboard key?

I just got the Electro Bolt 3 plasmid and would like to set it to F1 (my previous Electro Bolt plasmids were set to F1), along with my other plasmids which set keys I also want to reconfigure. When I ...
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Is there a limit on the number of bodies/corpses/lockboxes in a certain zone? How do I increase this limit?

I would like to know if BioShock 1 or 2 limits the number of bodies/corpses in a certain zone (like Dishonored, another game that also uses the Unreal engine). Does either game remove corpses to make ...
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I'm looking to play with the unique R/C cars only available in the demo versions — How can I do this?

Re-Volt has different demo versions which have different, unique R/C cars only available in each version (and not available in the full version). I would like to try those unique cars. Example of a ...
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Skipping cutscenes

Is there any way to skip cutscenes in the first Mass Effect game? I read somewhere that you could press space repeatedly, but that is not working. I'm having trouble with a post-cutscene fight and I'm ...
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Restarting first time setup for games on Steam

So by accident for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, I cancelled the VC-Redist setup before it went all the way through, and I think that's the result for me getting green bars when I start the game, and later, a ...
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I've restarted the campaign by accident, can I cancel this?

Having finished Borderlands 2 core campaign I closed up for the night, when I restarted it presented me with the option to start in "True Vault Hunter Mode". I misclicked and now I'm right back at the ...
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Is it possible to switch sides?

I want to switch sides and play against my friend, but can't see a way to change in online multiplayer. How do I switch my team?
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NWN2 multiplayer on original campaign

Me and my friends have the Neverwinter Nights 2 game with expansions but haven't played it in a while. I was wondering if it is possible, and under what circumstances, to play the original published ...
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Using a PS3 controller in the PC version of Far Cry 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my PS3 controller on a PC? I have recently bought Far Cry 3 for the PC but I can't play well with the keyboard. I have a PS3 controller, so I decided to try ...
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F1 2012 is freezing after about 10 minutes of gameplay

The game crashes all the time. It just stops responding and I have to Ctrl+Alt+Del out every single time I load the game after like 10 minutes of gameplay. The window closes and then steam says the ...
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Can I map more weapons from the wheel to keys?

I know the AC series is ported from consoles, but on a PC I have a whole load of unused keys within easy reach. Is there a way to map more weapons, currently accessed via the wheel only, to keys? For ...
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What irrevertible glitches should I be aware of when playing Fable 3?

The vanishing wife issue sounds like a serious mood-killer, so one should never move a family to the Bowerstone Old Quarter. What other things should I be aware of so I don't have start over again or ...
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FIFA 13 cross-platform, any differences?

My friend bought Fifa 13 on Xbox and everybody's getting excited for tournaments etc. I only have a PC however, so I'm wondering, if I get Fifa 13 on PC, will I be able to accurately practice and ...
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Where and how can I download XCOM: Enemy Unknown Patch #2?

One question: where and how can I download XCOM: Enemy Unknown Patch #2 for PC? (link, please)
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What are the equivalent PC keyboard keys of the Xbox 360 game controller buttons shown on the screen?

Like the PC port of Dark Souls, the PC port of Castle Crashers also shows Xbox 360 game controller buttons on its in-game messages and the UI. However, I'm playing with a mouse and a keyboard. This ...
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Is there any electronic board map to convert PlayStation or XBox joy-stick to PC? [closed]

My fiend says: search and google and find electronic map board to make an electronic board to convert PS or XBox Joystick and connect to PC. electronic board map drivers
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How will a mod that modifies the rate at which skills increase, affect or stack with the in-game skill rate modifiers (e.g. Standing Stones)?

I have installed the 2x Skill Increase mod (it also has a 'half-increase' version), which claims to "double the skill increase rate for all skills". I was wondering how this will affect or stack with ...
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Follower's inventory doesn't show up for trade

I came across this disturbing problem. I have Mjoll the Lioness as a follower, and I wanted to trade some things with her. I go to the "I want to trade a few things with you" dialog, and she responds ...
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How to unlock all the achievements

I used to play Mass Effect (1) in the past, and gotten nearly all achievements - which was nice for my second playthrough, since unlike many other video game achievements, those actually give you ...
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I'm getting “Files different from the server” when playing Modern Warfare 2?

So, I recently start to play my copy of MW2 for PC using Steam. But every time I try to play Multiplayer I load the map up then and I'm sent back to the lobby with the error Files different from the ...
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Where can i see the detailed information about my PC? [closed]

I know where I can see basic information about my PC, like the processor or the RAM. But I want to see information about my graphics card or motherboard. Without knowing these things, I can't tell if ...
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Black screen when running most games fullscreen

So I'm coming with my head in my hands asking for somebody to help me out with my laptop. My basic system information is as follows: http://pastebin.com/AVeGH8j6 This is only a problem I have ...
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Updated Skyrim, and Now I Can't Attack With Left Hand

I just installed an update to Skyrim, but now I want to get rid of it because I can no longer attack with my left hand at all. Because of this, I can't hit with bows, magic, or anything left-handed. ...
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Is ENB mainly CPU or GPU dependent? [closed]

Because I am getting huge frame drops when using ENB 0.113 for Skyrim, I was wondering what ENB demands the most of. CPU or GPU. Can anybody answer that question?
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Low FPS and Performance Issues During Gameplay

Alright this is just baffling me. I have never had performance issues on my Desktop unless its just an easy Driver Update. The worst part is that my Laptop has no issues playing Far Cry 3. My Desktop ...
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What settings help to reduce CPU load?

I made a topic here about why my Fallout 3 runs better on Medium settings than low. So it seems that my CPU is a bit of a bottleneck. Which settings are mainly CPU dependent so I can adjust them?
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Fallout 3 runs better on medium settings than low?

I bought a Radeon 6570 HD recently and decided to play Fallout 3. When messing with settings to get a smooth FPS I noticed that the game runs better at Medium settings than low settings, it's much ...
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Does Microsoft still make a Wireless Xbox 360 Receiver for the PC?

I'm sure I read somewhere that Microsoft have stopped producing Wireless XBox 360 Receivers for PCs, but I can't remember where. For anyone confused, I'm referring to these things: I've searched ...
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Mass Effect (1) PC sound problem

First of all, before jumping here to pop a question, I've been all over the Net trying to find a solution to the problem. Apparently, loads of people were having a problem with sound in this game, ...
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How do I get my pre-order bonus content in AC 3?

I've pre-ordered the AC III deluxe edition and now It's ready. I've installed it, but it seems that I only installed the game without the added contents of the deluxe edition, I didn't receive any ...
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Lock picking technique

So I've tried this twice now and it's taken me about 5 minutes each time and it feels way too random. The instructions say "Move the mouse left and right" so am I supposed to wiggle it? .. and the ...
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Competitive gaming and playing on a lower-specced machine [closed]

Stupid question: Is there any truth to the belief that if you train your <insert competitive game here e.g. Dota 2> skills on a sub-par pc, when you play on a maxed-out one you play better ...
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Towns keeps crashing to desktop

I fell in love with the game Towns, except for one little thing: it keeps crashing for no apparent reason. There is no error message or warning, it just closes. I get my little people to build a town, ...
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Where does Borderlands 2 store save files?

Where is the save file location? I've upgraded to Windows 8 and am barely been able to start the game. After some tweaks with compatibility, the game starts, but all my configs and saves are gone. ...
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Dishonored PC god mode?

Is there a cheat for the singleplayer mode? All that I find on the net are links to 'trainers', lists of Steam achievements, generic hints and Youtube walkthroughs.
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In the command center in x-com enemy unknown the view is stuck. How to resolve that?

When I open the command center in enemy unknown, the view is stuck at always the same place. I cannot move the globe and generally don't see anything else than north america. This seems to be the case ...
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Reorder action keys?

So the order of the actions are different for the different classes. Luckily "fire" is always on 1, but I'd like "overwatch" to always be on key 2. Now it changes between 3 and 4 depending on the ...
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Dishonored stopped working?

I have just bought Dishonored yesterday and it worked fine, but now sometimes when I open a door that goes to a different area a box pops up and says Dishonored has stopped working. The game then ...
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Dark souls PC controls - Help with aiming and switching between weapons

After watching a youtube video I realised three things: That console players can aim, and lock on targets. Can PC players, and if so, how? That you can switch between weapon sets with the press of a ...
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How can I change the mouse sensitivity?

Is it possible to adjust the mouse sensitivity in the PC version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown?
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How can I determine if game is playable with a controller?

I never played games with a controllers, but I just recently got a wireless PC one, so I might give it a shot. However, I'm not sure which games will I be able to play with it! Is there a centralized ...
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Can I eliminate low-res Texture Pop-in?

Borderlands 2 has an annoying "performance" trick where it first loads ugly, extremely low-resolution images over new items like Ammo or new guns before high-res textures are loaded over them. It's ...
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How to set up half minute hero to display gamepad buttons instead of keyboard keys?

I use a gamepad, but the game is trying to be smart by displaying the keyboard keys as tooltips. How can this be changed?
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Input lag when in third person

I have seen this asked multiple times all over the internet but haven't found a proper answer to this yet. Whenever I'm in third person view I experience major input lag on character movement, i.e., ...
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How to access the single player campaign in Battlefield 3 on PC after previously playing on PS3

I've previously played BF3 on the PS3 and have recently switched to PC and purchased the Premium Edition. I thought before I go online I'd spend a bit of time in the single player to adjust to the ...
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Error showing some effects

I have been playing Skyrim for quite some time now and when I heard they updated the Skyrim online version, I downloaded it. I played it a bit and noticed a bug that happened on single player and ...